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PODCAST: Woman critical after colliding with bus; Pokémon Go, weather & more

PODCAST: Woman critical after colliding with bus; Pokémon Go, weather & more

Here’s episode #65 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

10 & 11-year old boys take over as Washington State Patrol’s ‘Chief for a Day’

10 & 11-year old boys take over as Washington State Patrol’s ‘Chief for a Day’

Photos courtesy Washington State Patrol Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste handed over his title to Carlos, 10, and Angel, 11, Callejas on Thursday (Aug. 18) as part of the Washington State Criminal... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Zombie Fest Northwest returning for BRAINZ on Sunday, Sept. 17

SAVE THE DATE: Zombie Fest Northwest returning for BRAINZ on Sunday, Sept. 17

Mackenzie Bull won the 2015 kid’s costume contest with this amazing, haunting look. Photo by Scott Schaefer. SAVE THE DATE: Join 2,000+ zombies on Sunday, Sept. 17 for Zombie Fest Northwest, a FUN festival... [Read more]

Former Highline teacher says school suspension policy wrong; needs changing

Former Highline teacher says school suspension policy wrong; needs changing

By Jack Mayne Former Highline High School teacher Jasmine Kettler has forcefully condemned the “out of school suspension policy” that has been cited by Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan... [Read more]

Prop. 1 will easily pass; over 40 celebrate at Normandy Park City Hall Park

Prop. 1 will easily pass; over 40 celebrate at Normandy Park City Hall Park

Proposition No. 1, the property tax rate increase for Normandy Park Police, will pass easily with a 70% Yes vote: Yes: 70.39% – 1745 votes No: 29.61% – 734 votes The proposition required... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘Vote YES for Highline Public Schools’ kicks off Nov. 2016 campaign 

VIDEO: ‘Vote YES for Highline Public Schools’ kicks off Nov. 2016 campaign 

On the front steps of Burien’s deteriorating Highline High School on Saturday (July 23), families, residents, students and teachers came together to help kick-off Highline Public Schools’ Nov.... [Read more]

Water rescue retrieves two crabbers off Normandy Park Cove

Water rescue retrieves two crabbers off Normandy Park Cove

A water rescue occurred off the shores the Normandy Park Cove on Saturday night, July 9. Authorities say that a 12-foot aluminum boat with no motor and two occupants capsized while crabbing, knocking them... [Read more]

City of Normandy Park selects Daniel W. Yourkoski as new Chief of Police

City of Normandy Park selects Daniel W. Yourkoski as new Chief of Police

The City of Normandy Park announced Tuesday (June 21) that it has made a conditional offer of employment to Captain Daniel W. Yourkoski of the Medina Police Department to become its next Chief of Police.... [Read more]

Normandy Park City Council approves purchase of four new city police cars

Normandy Park City Council approves purchase of four new city police cars

By Jack Mayne After debate over several weeks, the Normandy Park City Council voted to spend $193,000 over five years for four new police cars to replace “dilapidated vehicles” costing too much to... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police arrest possible car prowler on SW 174th

Normandy Park Police arrest possible car prowler on SW 174th

For those who may have seen some police activity in the 400 block of SW 174th Street (map below), here is what happened, according to the Normandy Park Police Department: “An Officer, I think his... [Read more]